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Updated July 21, 2016
 
 

 

 






















Waukesha County Fair, through Sunday, Waukesha County Expo Center, 1000 Northview Road, Waukesha. Tickets $10 at the gate, $5 for youths 6 through 12 and free for 5 and younger. Parking is $5. Go online for fair attractions and discounted tickets at waukeshacountyfair.com. Main Stage acts: 8 p.m. today - Skid Row, 8 p.m. Friday - Foreigner, 8 p.m. Saturday - Thompson Square, 6 p.m. Sunday - Blood Sweat and Tears.

“The Secret Garden,” 7:30 p.m. through Saturday, July 28 to July 30 and Aug. 4 to Aug. 6, SummerStage at Lapham Peak, Town of Delafield. From $10 for youths to $50 for family. www.summerstageofdelafield.org, 262-391-2110.

St. John The Evangelist’s 49th annual Family Festival, 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. Friday, 3 p.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday and noon to 9 p.m. Sunday, parish grounds, 8500 W. Cold Spring Road, Greenfield. Music, games, rides, food, raffles and bingo. Fireworks conclude the festival at 9:30 p.m. Sunday. For more information, call 414-321-1965 or visit stjohns-grfd.org.

Festa Italiana, 11:30 a.m. to midnight Friday and Saturday, 11:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. Sunday, Henry W. Maier Festival Park, 200 N. Harbor Drive, Milwaukee. Music, food, history exhibits, cultural demonstrations, Sunday Mass and more. $13 admission with discounts available.  www.festaitaliana.com.

Rousing with the Roosters Breakfast, 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday, Old World Wisconsin, W372-S9727 Highway 67, Town of Eagle. Work in the bakehouse. $45 per person. Reservations required. Gate opens at 7:30 a.m. Best enjoyed by children older than 8. Register at  oldworldwisconsin.org or 262-594-6301.

Summer Splash, noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, Schlitz Audubon Nature Center, Bayside, parking at Bayside School, 601 E. Ellsworth Lane, Bayside (except for handicapped parking at the nature center). Horse-drawn wagon rides, beach hikes, nature hikes, raptor flight programs and more. $5 for all members; $5 for youth, $10 for adult non-members.

Planetary Picnic, 6 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Wednesday, Lynden Sculpture Gardens, 2145 W. Brown Deer Road, River Hills. Bring picnics, desserts will be provided. If you don’t have a telescope, one will be provided. Robert Powell will give an astronomy talk and Naomi Cobb will lead a dusk walk. Free for members or with admission to the Sculpture Gardens. 414-446-8794.

Waukesha Kennel Club All-breed Show, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. July 29, 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. July 30, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 31, Waukesha County Expo Center, 1000 Northview Road, Waukesha. One of the largest dog shows in the United States. Competitions all day. Pet merchandise vendors. waukeshakennelclub.org. Concessions available. Parking included with admission.

Dragon Boat Festival, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 30, Veterans Park, 1010 N. Lincoln Memorial Drive, Milwaukee. Free event showcasing Chinese culture and tradition. Attractions include dragon-boat racing, eye-dotting ceremony, dragon dance, cultural exhibits, performances of traditional dance, Chinese folk music and martial arts. Authentic Chinese food available for purchase.

Fireside Fridays,  7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Aug. 12 and Sept. 16 at Wehr Nature Center, 9701 W. College Ave., in Whitnall Park, Franklin. Spend time around the fire pit for stories, singing, conversation and campfire treats. The August program, Night Flyers, will focus on bats, moths, owls, and other fluttering and flying creatures of the night. For ages 5 and older. Registration by the Wednesday before the program is suggested. Admission for Milwaukee County residents is $8 per person; non-Milwaukee County residents, $10; members of Friends of Wehr, $6 per person. Parking is $3 per car. To register or for more information, call Wehr Nature Center at 414-425-8550.

Rousing with the Roosters Breakfast, 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. Aug. 13, Old World Wisconsin, W372-S9727 Highway 67, Town of Eagle. Work in the bakehouse. $45 per person (fee includes breakfast event, museum admission and an all-day tram pass). Reservations required. Gate opens at 7:30 a.m. Best enjoyed by children older than 8. Register online at  oldworldwisconsin.org or call 262-594-6301.

Morning Glory Fine Craft Fair, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 13 and Aug. 14, Marcus Center grounds, 929 N. Water St., Milwaukee. It features ceramics, fiber, jewelry, leather, metal, sculpture, photography, glass, wood, printmaking and mixed media. Most of the exhibitors are members of the Wisconsin Designer Crafts Council.

Fourth annual IndiaFest, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Aug. 20, Humboldt Park, 3000 S. Howell Ave., Milwaukee. The free event features vibrant traditional dress, authentic Indian cuisine, and classical to contemporary music and dance.































 





































 
     
 

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